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Powhatan Robertson Journal

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.236

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a journal kept by Robertson while a student at William & Mary in 1816. He mentions engaging in social activities within town, places within town such as the "Old Capitol," and sometimes refers to lectures. He frequently writes about women.

A typed transcription is included.

Dates

  • 1816

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

Powhatan Roberton attended William & Mary in 1814/1815 and 1816. He was the brother of Wyndham Robertson.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Related Materials

University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection

General

This journal was removed from the Faculty-Alumni File in 2016.
Title
Guide to the Powhatan Robertson Journal
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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